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Sweat Family History

Sweat Name Meaning
Probably a variant of English Sweet.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

251,911 Historical Documents with Sweat on Ancestry.com
40,041 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,212 Military Records
724 Immigration Records
29,164 Census and Voter Lists
174,770 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sweat Families

  • Number of Sweat families
     96 - 190
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sweat families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sweat families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sweat census records

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Sweat Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sweat families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Sweat Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sweat families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sweat

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sweat Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sweat census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sweat ancestors, such as occupation.

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Sweat Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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